NEWS AND STATEMENTS


New grants to help churches aid migrants in their communities

New grants to help churches aid migrants in their communities

Mustard Seed Migration Grants continue UMCOR’s 80-year tradition of welcoming the stranger.
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UMCOR grant to help asylum seekers find pathway to safety

UMCOR grant to help asylum seekers find pathway to safety

Church World Service’s “Leading with Welcome” program receives $1.1 million UMCOR grant to support efforts to rebuild humane immigration system
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Exploring faithful service in a “new mission age”

Exploring faithful service in a “new mission age”

In his semi-annual report to Global Ministries’ board of directors, general secretary Roland Fernandes outlined mission challenges and opportunities facing the global church.
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Holy Week devotions from global missionaries

Holy Week devotions from global missionaries

Enrich your faith practice by reading a devotion on Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday from missionaries serving the church around the world.
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Statement on March 16 shootings in Atlanta

Statement on March 16 shootings in Atlanta

Global Ministries stands in solidarity with the metropolitan area’s diverse Asian American communities in this time of anxiety and anger and calls for justice and peacemaking.
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New Community Developers Program model fosters collaboration

New Community Developers Program model fosters collaboration

Congregations within the five annual conferences accepted into the 2021 CDP cohort will work collaboratively in communities on issues of advocacy and social justice.
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“Methodist Mission at 200” seeks to inspire and challenge United Methodists in mission

“Methodist Mission at 200” seeks to inspire and challenge United Methodists in mission

A new book from Global Ministries delves into the origins of mission and service, sharing lessons from 200 years of mission history.
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Global Ministries calls for a return to democracy in Myanmar

Global Ministries calls for a return to democracy in Myanmar

Global Ministries joins international partners in prayers for peace and justice in the wake of an early February coup d’état.
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Call for solidarity with United Methodist Church in Mozambique

Call for solidarity with United Methodist Church in Mozambique

General Secretary Roland Fernandes encourages prayer for people of Mozambique after armed conflict and natural disaster produce mass displacement.
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Discovery events offered for those interested in volunteer service

Discovery events offered for those interested in volunteer service

Virtual gatherings in 2021 will cover the basics of volunteer service and different options for serving through Global Ministries.
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